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Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu

Posted by EFCCNigeria.org on 2005/04/25 | Views: 1889 |

Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu


Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu, Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is an Assistant Commissioner of Police, a seasoned Lawyer and a crack detective. Before his appointment to the EFCC by President Obasanjo, he was the Head, Legal and Prosecution Department of the Nigerian Police.

Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu, Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is an Assistant Commissioner of Police, a seasoned Lawyer and a crack detective. Before his appointment to the EFCC by President Obasanjo, he was the Head, Legal and Prosecution Department of the Nigerian Police.

He was born in Yola, Adamawa State on November 11, 1960. He attended Mustapha Primary School (1966-1973), Yelwa Government Secondary School, Yola (1973-1978), College of Preliminary Studies (1978-1980) and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1980-1983). He bagged a Bachelor of Laws degree on graduation and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School where he was called to the Bar in 1984. He has also successfully completed all requirements for the award of Masters of Law (LLM) degree at the same university.

Alhaji Ribadu joined the Nigeria Police on January 1, 1986 as an Assistant Supritendant of Police. He climbed the ladder to become Deputy Supritendant (1992), Supritendant (1995), Chief Supritendant (1998) and Assistant Commissioner (2000). He served in various police formations in Lagos State Police Command as a Divisional Crime Officer in Ajegunle, Mushin and Apapa between 1986-1990. Between 1990-1997, he served at Force CID, Alagbon Close, Lagos. In 1997, he was moved to the Force Headquarters where he heads the Legal and Prosecution Department.

He is a recipient of triple Inspector General of Police's commendation in 1997, 1998 and 2000 as well as Special Award by the Accountant General of the Federation for successfully prosecuting some corrupt civil servants in 1999.

He has attended many courses both at home and abroad.

He is happily married with children.

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